I can't tell if a "day in the life" post series is indulgent or interesting, but I've always enjoyed reading other peoples' "day in the life" posts, and I think, even from an objective or anthropological sense, it might be of some interest to people to get a peek at the completely varied days that you … Continue reading 4.6.15: One Day
This weekend, I went away for three nights. Today I'm at home for a few hours, then I'll jump on a plane and head out for a week of vacation. In a way, it's nice - as anyone with diabetes will tell you, success is all about planning - if you can plan for it, … Continue reading Traveling
The best thing about glucometers is how precise they are. Good thing I never have to make any important medical decisions based on these results.
Some days, diabetes wins. And all I can do is concede. "You won today. Please, just let me go to sleep so I can wake up and start this all over again."
Yesterday I started crying on the subway. Fortunately, I live in New York City, which meant that even though there were literally dozens of witnesses to my humiliation, no one asked if I was OK. I honestly would have had no idea what to answer except "fine", which is so stupid - the most cliche answer … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: Bad Day
The JDRF is the world's leading nonprofit organization supporting Type 1 Diabetes research. Fun fact: they used to be called the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, but changed to the acronym in acknowledgement of the fact that, huh, it's not just kids who get it. (Did you know that Mary Tyler Moore was 33 when she … Continue reading Living With Diabetes: Technology